GDPR Training Course
Our online GDPR Training online course will provide the learner the basic knowledge to understand this legislation but more importantly how it will affect businessess.
GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) was introduced throughout the EU and the UK on May 25th 2018. This is an important new regulation and every company who collects data, which could be linked to an individual, will be affected. High fines may be imposed for those who fall foul of this important regulation and it is vital that all staff who collate and gather information, do so correctly, in accordance with company policies. Your staff need to understand what changes have been made.
This awareness course outlines the changes in legislation, the rights individuals now have to protect their data, and how individuals in companies must act to be compliant with this new legislation.
- Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
- Accredited by CPD
- Certificate on successful completion
- Course duration: 30 minutes
- Unlimited resits at no cost
Who is this Online GDPR Training for?
Each company which collects data and information which could be linked to an individual, whether that be data concerning customers or staff, will be affected by the May 25th 2018 Regulations.
To establish the systems that control the data, large companies must appoint a Data Protection Officer. However, all staff in companies who collect and handle data, must understand the new Regulations and their role in data collection.
This is important new legislation which changes data collection rules for the digital era. Your staff must understand their role and how to react to enquiries which have been completely changed under the new rights. This awareness course is for all staff who handle this sensitive information.
GDPR Training Certification
Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your GDPR Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.
Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.
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The aim of this online GDPR Training course is to give a basic introduction to the new legislation. It looks at what GDPR is and how it will change the way a business can collect, transfer and use personal information.
On completion of the course, you should be able to:
- explain what GDPR is
- state when it comes into force
- explain what data is and give some examples
- explain why this Regulation is required
- explain what organisations need to do under the GDPR rules
- explain the two critical roles, as defined by the Law Society, that a company must fulfil
- explain how the new GDPR rights protect the data of individuals
- explain the 12-steps, as stated in the ICO (Information Commissioners Office) guide
- explain how GDPR can be enforced by the Supervisory Authorities (SA’s) where there is non-compliance
Training Course Content
This course is made up of the following modules:
An Introduction in GDPR
This section introduces the learner to the course. It looks at how data can be stored when shopping online and how that data is then used for advertising other similar products.
Module 1 - What is Data and GDPR?
This section of the course concentrates on what data is and the definition of GDPR, it looks at when and how the regulation came into force, why this regulation is important.
Module 2 - Roles for Companies and Organisations
This section of the course covers the importance of how companies examine their actions when it comes to recording and storing data. It looks at the role of the controller and the processor.
Module 3 - Enforcement of GDPR
In this final section, you will cover how GDPR can be enforced and the consequences of infringement, such as fines for serious offences.
On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 12 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.
The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.
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